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TravelThe buzziest summer travel destinations for 2024, according to Google

The buzziest summer travel destinations for 2024, according to Google

Looking for inspiration for your next big summer vacation? Or, perhaps you’re in search of some suggestions for an exciting city break? Whether you’re looking for far-flung travel suggestions in Europe or Asia or something closer to home on U.S. soil, we have you covered.

We might only be just into spring, but now is the time to start planning and booking your 2024 summer vacations if you don’t want to risk hotels and flights selling out. But with so many incredible destinations out there, it’s not always easy to decide where you should fly.

Thankfully, Google Flights has just released its list of the top destinations for summer 2024. The list is compiled based on the most searched-for destinations by travelers within the U.S. on Google Flights for travel anytime between June 1 and Aug. 31.

This year’s list is chock-full of some of the busiest and trendiest destinations among U.S. travelers. While it features a bunch of the usual suspects (we’re looking at you, Paris), there are also a few surprises in it.


Top summer 2024 destinations on Google Flights

1. London

2. Paris

3. Tokyo

4. Rome

5. New York

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6. Cancun

7. Orlando

8. Las Vegas

9. Seattle

10. Athens, Greece

11. Los Angeles

12. Miami

13. Barcelona

14. Dublin

15. Fort Lauderdale

16. Honolulu

17. Denver

18. Madrid

19. Boston

20. San Juan, Puerto Rico

London led the pack, with an overwhelming majority of U.S. travelers looking to take a trip across the pond to the United Kingdom. Hot on the heels in second place was Paris, which should come as no surprise ahead of the Olympics this year.

Related: The 23 best hotels in London

In third place, however, comes our first surprise in the form of Tokyo, which has risen from the eighth position. Both Madrid and San Juan have also broken into the top 20 for the first time in positions 18 and 20, respectively.

Plenty of popular U.S. destinations like New York, Miami, Seattle and Boston made the list. This year has seen both Chicago and San Francisco drop out of the top rankings.

In terms of the top family travel destinations, Turks and Caicos, Jamaica, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, all ranked highly. Turks and Caicos, in particular, was shown to also be the most popular destination for couples and the fourth most popular spot for solo travelers.

Top travel destinations for couples for summer 2024

1. Turks and Caicos

2. The Poconos, Pennsylvania

3. The Maldives

4. Cancun

5. Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Top family travel destinations for summer 2024

1. Turks and Caicos

2. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

3. Jamaica

4. Cancun

5. Aruba

Top destinations for solo travelers for summer 2024

1. Bali, Indonesia

2. Japan

3. Acadia National Park, Maine

4. Turks and Caicos

5. Costa Rica

Bottom line

Google has just released its list of the most searched-for destinations on Google Flights by U.S.-based travelers. Whether you’re looking for some inspiration before booking your summer vacation or simply want to avoid the busiest and most popular destinations this year, there’s plenty to draw on.

Overall, London and Paris proved most popular with all travelers, with Turks and Caicos appealing to solo travelers, families and couples. We also saw the rise of several other destinations this year that may not have been on your list, including San Juan, Tokyo and Madrid.

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